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Birthplace: Pennsylvania? US Oil Turns 150 Today
August 27, 2009 · 1 Comment

Today’s guest blogger is Julian Lamborn. He is a volunteer at the museum and has been leading tours as a docent since March of 2004. He is an engineer, and loves to study and talk about energy. Today, Julian gives us a history lesson about the start of the oil industry in the United States – […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (9.4.08)
September 4, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

“Houston…we’ve got a SPAM problem.” photo credit: pingnews.com So here’s what went down after you logged off. There’s a new Manhattan floating around the Arctic – and it’s made of ice. Canada’s polar ice shelves are “crumbling at an alarming pace.” In other good news: sea levels will rise much faster than we thought. It’s […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (9.3.08)
September 3, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: elusive. So here’s what went down after you logged off. Coming soon: Chardonnay-dioactive. Nuclear scientists put on their sleuth hats to help stop a crime that’s keeping us all up at night: wine fraud. Attention, Alabama and Georgia – time to start securing your knives, forks and any other sharp metal objects that […]

Michael Phelps and solar power – what’s the connection?
August 21, 2008 · 1 Comment

photo credit: M@rcopako What do Michael Phelps and solar power have in common? (And no – the answer isn’t that solar was the secret behind that high-tech suit he raced to 8 gold medals.) Check out the latest post on the Oil & Gas Investor‘s fascinating Oil Rules blog for the answer from our very own Claire. If you’re not already […]


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